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Coprosma 'Lemon and Lime' 20 - 30 cm


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Why We Love It

Put some variegated colour in your garden to shake things up with the Coprosma 'Lemon and Lime'.

Growing low to the ground and needing little to no maintenance this small shrub is ideal for adding shape to your borders and outdoor spaces.

Naturally taking on a rounded and bushy shape the leaves are a mix of bright yellow and lime green for most of the year.

As the winter weather rolls in that foliage changes to include a hint of orange and you may notice a few leaves fall off as it's only semi-evergreen.

It's hardy but in particularly cold temperatures it will benefit from fleece wrapping for protection.

To keep everything symmetrical prune straying stems in spring and add mulch to support new growth.

The decorative pot is sold separately.

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Planting and Care

The Coprosma 'Lemon and Lime' is quite easy to grow both in the ground or a pot, as it just needs sun and well-draining soil. It's not big, so position it in the middle or front of a display.

Into the Ground

To plant in the ground, gather a trowel, some water, a bag of ericaceous compost and all-purpose plant food.

  1. Water the potted shrub to prepare it for moving.
  2. Dig a hole that is twice the width and depth of the rootball.
  3. Loosen the soil and mix in a good amount of compost for drainage.
  4. Position the rootball as deep as it was in the pot to avoid stem rot.
  5. Backfill around it with more compost and soil, then pat it down.
  6. Water well until established and feed annually with an all-purpose fertiliser.

Into a Pot

Coprosma 'Lemon and Lime' do well in pots, but they do need more care, so take your trowel, plant food, ericaceous compost, water and a container twice as large as the old.

  1. Soak the old pot and shrub to soften the roots.
  2. Mix compost and garden soil in the base of the new pot.
  3. Place the plant into the new container, making sure to keep the stem at the same level it's used to.
  4. Fill up the space around it with more compost and soil.
  5. Firm it down and water well.
  6. Never let it dry out, feed annually and repot every few years.

Product Specifications

Current Height20 - 30 cm
Eventual Height100 cm
Eventual Spread18 cm
LocationBorder or bed, Terrace or balcony
Planting timeWinter, Spring, Summer, Autumn
Effort LevelLooks after itself
Botanic NameCoprosma 'Lemon and Lime'
Indoor / OutdoorOutdoor
Pot Diameter19 cm
Pot Volume3 L
Weight2 kg
Code: SPRTL102669
Tips for growing Coprosma

Tips for growing Coprosma

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